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Wetlands boosted by sewage

In a project that is a first in the nation's history, St. Charles Parish will trade carbon credits to Rathborne Land Co. in order to treat nearby wetlands with sewage.Read More...
October 11, 2012 at 4:00 pm
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St. Rose murder suspect released from jail

A St. Rose man who has been held as the suspect in a murder was released from jail after the St. Charles District Attorney’s Office did not file charges against him due to a lack of evidence.Read More...
October 11, 2012 at 12:00 pm
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Local legislators say special session unlikely

Local legislators are saying it is unlikely that Thibodeaux Rep. Jerome 'Dee' Richard’s recent call for a special legislative session will be heeded.Read More...
October 04, 2012 at 9:02 am
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Norco man charged with possession of child pornography

A 21-year-old Norco man, who was arrested for rape in June, is now being charged with the possession of child pornography after police say they found indecent photos on his cell phone.

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October 04, 2012 at 9:00 am
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Council overrides St. Pieree's veto of airport board nominee

Parish President V.J. St. Pierre’s attempt to get Luling businessman Neal Clulee removed as the parish’s appointee to the New Orleans Aviation Board was thwarted by the Parish Council on Monday.Read More...
October 04, 2012 at 8:59 am
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Trash to Treasure: Parish offering prizes in month-long cleanup effort

For the first time, St. Charles Parish will hold a month-long Trash Bash and give those who do the best job of cleaning up their communities this month prizes that range from electronics to camping gear.Read More...
October 04, 2012 at 8:58 am
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Herald-Guide goes digital

New and current subscribers to the St. Charles Herald-Guide can now have their paper delivered to them through email several hours before the paper lands in their mailboxes - for FREE.

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October 04, 2012 at 8:53 am
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Longtime reporters say goodbye to life at the Times-Picayune

The Times-Picayune River Parishes Bureau is experiencing major layoffs in their transition from a daily newspaper to a semi-weekly publication this week.

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October 04, 2012 at 8:51 am
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Bridge jumper had terminal illness

A disabled man who jumped to his death off the Hale Boggs Bridge last Friday told a deputy that he had a terminal illness and didn’t want to live with the pain.

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October 04, 2012 at 8:48 am
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101 teams offer taste test of special jambalaya, gumbo recipes

The annual culinary battle, sponsored by the United Way of St. Charles, gets underway at 3 p.m. on Oct. 4. When patrons are finally allowed inside the gates, members of participating teams will do everything they can to entice visitors to their booths to try their special recipes. Because while a panel of judges will pick some of the winners, everyone is gunning for the People’s Choice award.

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October 04, 2012 at 8:44 am
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Despite lawsuit, parish says levee coming in ‘13

St. Charles Parish officials are confident that construction on the Willowridge portion of the West Bank Hurricane Protection Levee will begin next year despite a lingering lawsuit that keeps them from accessing part of the land where the levee will be built.Read More...
October 04, 2012 at 8:43 am
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Second person within a week leaps from Luling Bridge

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that around 9:34 a.m. this morning someone was seen jumping off the Hale Boggs Bridge. Read More...
October 03, 2012 at 12:43 pm
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St. Mark Church offers holy hour every night thoughout October

Father Antone of St. Mark Church in Ama is holding a nightly holy hour from 6:30-7:30 p.m. throughout the month of October. Jesus is exposed in the Eucharist and the faithful gather with Mary, the Mother of God, to pray, love and adore Him.

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October 01, 2012 at 9:01 am
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Hahnville falls to McDonogh 35, 29-21

Hahnville’s quest for their first win of the season will have to wait at least one more week as the Tigers fall to McDonogh 35 29-21.
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September 28, 2012 at 9:50 pm
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Disabled man dies in jump off of Luling bridge

A disabled man died after he jumped off the Hale Boggs Bridge in Luling this morning just before 10 a.m.
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September 28, 2012 at 11:19 am
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Arrests

•Michael J. Roussel Jr., 30, of 199 E. 12th St. in Hahnville, was arrested on Aug. 31 and charged with possession of Hydrocodone, improper turn signal, expired tag and open container.

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September 27, 2012 at 2:35 pm
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Two Boutte restaurants robbed at gunpoint Friday
Two Boutte restaurants robbed at gunpoint Friday
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The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the armed robbery of a second Boutte restaurant on Friday (Nov. 17).